Book Review: THE LEGEND OF KORRA - THE ART OF THE ANIMATED SERIES

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Review: The Legend of Korra – The Art of the Animated Series, Book 1 – Air / Author: Michael Dante, DiMartino Bryan Konietzko/ Publisher: Dark Horse / Release Date: Out Now

One of the things that makes The Legend of Korra such a fun show to watch is the fact that not only does it look beautiful, but that every single element is designed to create a coherent and believable world. With such attention to detail, The Legend of Korra:The Art of the Animated Series makes not only an interesting read, but a very pretty one as well.

For those who’ve never seen it, The Legend of Korra is a sequel of sorts to the Nickleodeon TV series Avatar: The Last Air Bender. It’s set a generation after Avatar, and it’s clear that a lot of thought has gone into working out how the feudal Chinese stylings of the first show has evolved into the Art Deco chic of The Legend of Korra. The book is almost worth it solely for the drawings of the cast of Airbender as adults.

This is a coffee-table style book, filled with initial character sketches, design ideas and other artwork. Enough effort has been made with the text to allow a casual fan to make sense of the pictures, bur this is a book that’s all about the pretty drawings. Not only does it display the design process in an interesting way, it’s a handy reference for the sort of fan who loves to make or draw cool things.


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